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HBO, Showtime deals for Presto as Stan taps ABC

Australian on-demand services Presto and Stan have both scored new programming deals. The deals come as Australia’s on-demand market adapts to a number of new services launching in the territory in recent months, and ahead of the upcoming launch of Netflix. Presto’s deals hand the Foxtel-owned SVOD service HBO programming including The Sopranos, Entourage, The […]

Nine, Fairfax prep A$100m SVOD service

Nine Network’s parent company is partnering with publishing group Fairfax Media to create a A$100 million (US$93.3 million) Australian subscription video-on-demand service. The service, StreamCo., has been in the works for the past year, with Nine Entertainment Co. Mike Sneesby (pictured) already in charge of the venture as CEO. Fairfax has now been confirmed as […]